Best Ever Lentil Hummus

Lentil Hummus 250 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Lentil Hummus 250

This smooth, creamy spread is as wonderful on sandwiches as it is as a dip for crackers or pita wedges. If you like a smoky edge, add a pinch of smoked paprika along with the cayenne pepper.

  • Portion size 1 serving
  • Credits : Online-exclusive recipe

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cups dried green lentils
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 pinch each salt and pepper
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper

Method

In large saucepan of boiling water, cook lentils until tender, about 25 minutes. Drain.

In food processor, puree together lentils, garlic, lemon juice, tahini, oil, salt, pepper and cayenne pepper until smooth.

Nutritional facts Per 1 tbsp: about

  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 2 mg
  • Sugars 1 g
  • Protein 3 g
  • Calories 44.0
  • Total fat 2 g
  • Potassium 104 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Total carbohydrate 6 g

%RDI

  • Iron 7.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 22.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 2.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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